FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For more than 30 years, Johnson Adult Day Program (JADP) has earned a reputation as a premier provider of safe, stimulating day programs for adults with memory loss and physical impairments, as well as respite for families and caregivers. With an average of 12.6 years of experience per person, our well-trained, compassionate staff members lead participants in daily activities that promote physical activity, social engagement and cognitive stimulation.

What is an adult Day Center?
An adult day center offers supervised activities and care for aging adutls, allowing family members and caregivers to continue to work and remain involved in hobbies and other interests.

Is my loved one ready for an adult day program?
Ask yourself these questions:
Is your loved one isolated, with few interactions and limited activity?
Do you need a break from the demands of caregiving?
Are you contemplating nursing home placement or home health aide?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it may be time for an adult day program like JADP!

What makes JADP unique?

    • JADP is the only free-standing adult day facility specially designed for those with memory loss
    • We offer innovative, multi-level services and an extensive day trip program
    • We provide activity-based, social programs that include daily entertainment and special events (“Seniors Prom” and Summer Luau
    • We utilize an electronic system for monitoring participants, and have secured outdoor gardens and walking paths
    • A registered nurse is on-sight 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m, Monday through Friday to provide medical oversight, administer medications and monitor blood pressure.
    • Referral services are available to ensure the best care possible for your loved one.
    • All of our activity coordinators hold bachelor degrees and specialize in running therapeutic activities
    • Our staff averages 18.6 years of experience in the field per staff member

Can I visit or schedule a tour?
We invite you to visit at your convenience; please contact us to arrange a time and date Caregivers, case managers, and friends often join us for lunch or afternoon entertainment. You are also welcome to join our special events.

What is the ratio of staff to participants and what are their qualifications?
Our one-to-eight staff ration ensures extraordinary care and safety. Our professional staff includes Registered Nurses, Certified Nurse Assistants and Activity Directors. All of our staff members are CPR-certified and have completed the Leaders in Dementia Care Certification Program from the Alzheimer’s Association.

What happens in the case of a medical emergency?
Our first step is to contact a family member, describe the concern and quickly determine a course of action. In the event of the life-threatening emergency, we call 911 so participants can immediately be transferred to a local emergency department.

Do you accept Medicaid? What about Medicare?
We accept Medicaid, but please discuss requirements with your Medicaid case worker. Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover the cost of adult day programs in Colorado.

Is financial assistance available?
Grants are available on a limited basis. Grant opportunities are also available through the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter.

Can you arrange transportation to your center?
Yes, JADP offers transportation services through our “Door Through Door” Program. Our drivers come to the door of your home, take your loved one to the Center, provide a ride home and escort him/her safely to the door. This transportation service is for private pay participants only. Please contact JADP for pricing depending on your location.

For those with Medicaid, we can provide a list of transportation companies that accept Medicaid. To request this list, please call the Center at 303-789-1519 or click here .

What should I do if my loved one initially refuses to attend JADP?
As a first step, schedule a time to join us for lunch, entertainment, a day trip or an art class. Our staff is happy to provide additional transition support.

What are enrollment requirements?
We request that one or more family members schedule a tour of JADP before enrolling. A JADP Advocate will then help you complete a brief application form (no application fee) that identifies special needs, health conditions, and goals.